July 1, 2015

Family Dollar Stores reported on Wednesday a slight lift in third quarter sales and net income of $79.9 million.

June 10, 2015

Longtime Dollar General executive Jeff Owen will come back to lead store operations, the company announced Wednesday. 

March 9, 2015

Dollar General is on the move and expanding its presence to three new states.

 

March 4, 2015

Drug Store News has partnered with Competitive Promotion Report and IRI to create a series of exclusive reports. This edition explores cold/allergy/sinus products in both the liquid/powder and tablets/packets segments.

January 15, 2015

Dollar General is still fighting to acquire Family Dollar, the retailer stated on Thursday, noting that it is in ongoing discussions with the Federal Trade Commission.

 

January 12, 2015

Dollar Tree believes it will need to divest fewer than 300 locations in its pursuit of Family Dollar, the dollar store operator announced.

December 4, 2014

The company plans to get bigger faster in 2015 by opening two stores every day and enhancing the productivity of an already expansive footprint.

 

November 19, 2014

The New York Post on Wednesday reported that Dollar General may have to divest as many as 4,000 stores to satisfy the Federal Trade Commission in its bid for Family Dollar.

 

October 16, 2014

Dollar General on Thursday announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art distribution center in San Antonio.

July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree on Monday morning acquired Family Dollar Stores in a cash and stock transaction worth about $8.5 billion. 

 

June 2, 2014

Nearly 1,000 Dollar General employees and their families, company executives and government officials celebrated on Saturday the grand opening of the discount retailer’s 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pa.

October 18, 2013

Family Dollar earlier this week celebrated the grand opening of its 11th distribution center in St. George, Utah.

October 11, 2013

It's been the week of the dollar store. Dollar General opened store No. 11,000 last week, and Family Dollar continues to reinvent its brand relevance with the consumer as the company posted monster gains for its fiscal fourth quarter and the year, driven by store experimentation, remodels and the introduction 1,000 SKUs, including many health and beauty items.

January 2, 2013

The retailer has grown steadily according to president and CEO Bob Sasser, leading the company to expand its Marietta, Okla. distribution center.

November 21, 2012

Dollar General, for the seventh consecutive year, is partnering with St. Judes Children's Research Hospital for their Thanks and Giving campaign and the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation.

December 16, 2011

AAA forecasts 91.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the 2011-2012 year-end holiday travel season, a 1.4% increase over the 90.7 million people who traveled one year ago, the travel organization announced earlier this week.

December 6, 2011

Dollar General on Monday told analysts the company plans to open 40 DG Market concepts in 2012 in both new and existing markets based on the success of the concept.

August 30, 2011

Dollar General results showed that low-end consumers have some spending power and a taste for its brand of discount retail.

June 1, 2011

Sales and profits continued to pile up at Dollar General during the first quarter as shoppers sought value at the retailer’s 9,500 stores.

March 30, 2011

Profit grew by nearly 10% to $123.2 million and sales advanced 8.3% to nearly $2.3 billion as Family Dollar remained on a consistent growth trajectory during its second quarter, ended Feb. 27.

September 28, 2010

Another group representing retailers has joined those opposed to legislation designed to pressure China to...

September 1, 2010

Retailers operating outside of the dollar channel are beginning to experience some night terrors. Because...

August 30, 2010

Sales and profits at Dollar General grew at a healthy pace during the second quarter...

June 7, 2010

Net income for Dollar General rose nearly 64% for the first quarter of fiscal 2010....